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Leicester striker Jamie Vardy, 30, and Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez, 28, are on Atletico Madrid's list of striker targets for this summer. (Independent)

Winger Riyad Mahrez will be the first of several senior Leicester players to be sold this summer - with Paris St-Germain willing to pay £35m for the 26-year-old.(Daily Star)

Manchester United forward and captain Wayne Rooney, 31, has given the clearest indication yet that his 13-year stay at the club will end this summer. (Guardian)

The England player is desperate to stay at United but fears he may have to quit to get regular first-team football.(Daily Express)

Manchester United star Paul Pogba's agent Mino Raiola is in line for another big financial windfall this summer as he plots 23-year-old striker Romelu Lukaku's move away from Everton. (Daily Mail)

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger wants to sign Monaco's 21-year-old France midfielder Thomas Lemar this summer. (Daily Mirror)

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola is keen to sign Middlesbrough goalkeeper Victor Valdes, 35, who played under him at Barcelona. (ESPN)

The Times back page on Thursday
The Times back page on Thursday includes the latest in the controversy over Paul Pogba's world-record move to Manchester United

Former Leicester manager Claudio Ranieri is being lined up to take over at French club Nice next season. (France Football - in French)

But Ranieri wants to return to the Premier League and will wait for offers from England, with West Ham and Southampton potential destinations. (Daily Mirror)

West Ham have offered defender Pablo Zabaleta, 32, a two-year deal worth £100,000 a week to join them when his Manchester City contract expires this summer. (Sport360 via Sun)

The Hammers will have to sign striker Michy Batshuayi outright rather than on loan if they want to sign the 23-year-old from Chelsea this summer. (Daily Mirror)

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has said the club will not sell attacking midfielder Philippe Coutinho to Barcelona and joked about a £400m release fee in the 24-year-old's contract.(Daily Telegraph)

Tottenham Hotspur are determined not to sell 23-year-old midfielder Eric Dier, but Manchester United are ready to pay up to £40m to sign him. (Daily Mail)

Watford striker Troy Deeney, 28, is considering a summer move away from the club, with West Brom weighing up making a bid. (London Evening Standard)

The Hornets want to sign former Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen. The 31-year-old is currently on loan at Roma from Barcelona. (Daily Mirror)

Relegated Middlesbrough have offered a trial to 19-year-old Luxembourg defender Enes Mahmutovic. (Evening Gazette)

The i's sport section on Wednesday
The i's sport section on Thursday has Wayne Rooney suggesting he will stay at Old Trafford

Shanghai SIPG attacking midfielder Oscar, 25, will receive a Premier League winners' medal if his former club Chelsea claim the title. (Sun)

Celtic manager Brendan Rodgers has played down reports linking England Under-21 forward Dominic Solanke with a move to Parkhead. Solanke has failed to agree a new deal with Chelsea and looks set to leave in the summer. (Daily Express)

Celtic left-back Kieran Tierney, 19, says he is committed to the club despite interest from Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester United.(Daily Mail)

And the Scottish champions are willing to pay Manchester City £500,000 to sign forward Patrick Roberts, 20, on loan for another season. (Sun)

The standoff over Ross Barkley's new contract at Everton is not expected to be resolved before the end of the season, despite Ronald Koeman suggesting he is prepared to sell the 23-year-old before his current deal runs out next summer.(Guardian)

Everton captain and defender Phil Jagielka, 34, is unsure whether he will be at the club next season. (Sky Sports)

The Toffees could face competition from Champions League semi-finalists Atletico Madrid for Malaga striker Sandro, 21. (Daily Star)

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Atletico Madrid fans responded to a taunt from Real Madrid supporters with a pre-match display before Wednesday's Champions League match that read: 'We're proud not to be like you'. (Daily Mail)

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